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Commonwealth Bank media release

COMMBANK TO DELIVER APP FOR SMART WATCHES

  • CommBank app user’s everyday mobile banking essentials securely available on their wrist, including Cardless Cash

Commonwealth Bank continues its leadership in innovation, today announcing it will introduce the CommBank app for smart watches, with its Android version currently in pilot for customers and its Apple Watch1 version on the way.

The CommBank app for smart watches will offer everyday mobile banking essentials including; Simple Balance with a tap of the watch; ATM locator; and transactional capabilities with Cardless Cash enabling cardless cash withdrawals from ATMs.

According to Lisa Frazier, Executive General Manager Digital Channels, Commonwealth Bank, the watch is a natural extension of the CommBank app.

“With 65 per cent of logons to everyday banking and more than $100 billion in payments each year coming via our CommBank app, we are committed to delivering more personalised, simple and convenient mobile banking experiences.

“Smart watches represent the next exciting generation of personal mobile devices. We are at the start of a new way of banking and together with our customers’ passion for mobile and cardless banking, we will lead in developing ways to fully leverage the capabilities of smart watches.

“For example, we will be including one of CommBank app’s most popular features, Cardless Cash as a transactional capability – making us the first of the Bank’s to offer this feature,” said Ms Frazier.

“Today, we all lead very busy lives. The CommBank app for smart watch is the latest example of technology leadership and innovation from CommBank focused on making things simple and secure for our customers helping them get time back in their day.”

All features in the CommBank app for smart watches are covered by the Bank’s 100% Security Guarantee.

For more information visit: www.commbank.com.au/smartwatchapp

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1The CommBank app for smart watches will be available on Android operating system 4.3 and iOS operating system 8.2.

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Commonwealth Bank Media Relations
Ph: 02 9118 6919

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